June 23, 2024

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Nancy Pelosi handed over the leadership of the House Democrats after two decades

Nancy Pelosi handed over the leadership of the House Democrats after two decades

She bows. After having Led the Democrats in the House After nearly 20 years, Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that she is stepping down to hand over the post of “leader” of the party to a “new generation.” At 82, the woman who marked American politics by becoming the first woman speaker of the House will retain her seat as California’s representative, at least for now. Joe Biden hailed as a “fierce defender of democracy.” Capital Assaultand “the most important Speaker of the House of Representatives in our history.”

Only a dozen Republicans attended his farewell speech. Conservative Party with He regained a narrow majority in the House In the by-election, if he can win the support of the People’s Party, led by Kevin McCarthy, who will be elected Speaker in January.

Husband attacked

Nancy Pelosi praised the diversity of the House of Representatives, noting that when she came to Congress in 1987 there were only a dozen elected Democrats, today there are nearly 100. When she finished, she was known for her white and colored outfits, but most of all for her iron fist and her negotiating sense, earning a standing ovation, including from Republican Steve Scalise.

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Nancy Pelosi lauded her “accomplishments” with three US presidents, citing George W. Bush, Barack Obama, historic health care reform and Joe Biden, but she deliberately left out Donald Trump.

The former US president has had a contentious relationship with Nancy Pelosi, who has led two impeachments against him and directly ripped his State of the Union address two years ago. Husband of Nancy Pelosi He was hit with a hammer Donald Trump is keeping quiet because of the plot to take the Speaker hostage.

After 20 years as the leader of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi will leave a void that will be difficult to fill. Who will succeed him when his loyal lieutenant Steny Hoyer also hangs himself at 83? Young Democratic shooters like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will have to wait: The front-runner is Rep. Brooklyn. Hakeem Jeffries, 52, has been the chairman of the Democratic Caucus since 2019.